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Business

  • New Business

     Diane's Dinners

     

    Owned by: Diane Gauss

     

    Phone: (502) 807-1384

     

    Address: 176 Tracy Ln., Bagdad

     

    E-mail: DLGauss@Hughes.net

     

  • New Business

    New business: Trackside MC & ATV

    Owned by: Rich Ross

    Location: 47 Fairview, just off Ky. 395 in Waddy

    Services: Repairs all models of ATVs and motorcycles, including Harley Davidson. Also offers factory parts from all motorcycle models, including Harley Davidson. Trackside MC & ATV has wholesale leather products and is an Interstate battery dealer. The store can get Interstate batteries for all applications.

  • New Business

    Name: Green Home Service and Remodeling

    Owned by: Mark Virg, Simpsonville

    Phone: (502) 407-8607

    Working hours: 8-5

    What we do: The business offers testing, air sealing, and insulation.

    "I can do a test on their house and find out how much air leakage there is. Then from that test I can determine if air sealing is worth the investment," Virg said.

    Virg is a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) rater, playing an integral part in the Energy Star process.

  • Landmark suspends sale

    Landmark Media Enterprises, the parent company of The Sentinel News, announced today that it is “largely suspending the process to sell its remaining business.”

    In a press release, Frank Batten Jr., Landmark’s Chairman and CEO, said the sale has been suspended because the current credit crisis has “made it virtually impossible for companies to obtain bank commitments to help finance acquisitions.”

  • Birch House grand opening

    A grand opening will be held this Sunday for the Birch House in Clear Creek Park.

    This two-story building is the former home of Dr. A.L. Birch and is now available use of the public.

    Clay Cottongim, the park’s director, said the newly renovated historic building is “perfect for wedding receptions, adult's birthday parties, Christmas gatherings and other holiday functions.”

  • Big O opens in Shelbyville

    Who we are: Big O Tires and Service Center

    Owned by: Greg Kimberlin

    Where: 2231 Shelbyville Road

    What we do: The facility offers full automobile maintenance and service and a wide selection of tires. Automobile service includes work on brakes, shocks, struts, alignments, tires, wheels and all maintenance needs.

  • From bushel to bottle: Local farmer produces corn for Woodford Reserve

    If you pony up the cash for a fifth of Woodford Reserve, you'll get a taste of Shelby County along with a sip of super premium whiskey.

    The corn that is the principal ingredient of Woodford Reserve is grown right here in Shelby County - by Langley Farms.

    Langley Farms is the sole provider of the corn that will make the whiskey that has won "best bourbon" awards all over the country and is the official bourbon of the Kentucky Derby and the Breeders Cup.

  • Teacher Jennings named businesswoman of the year

    The Business and Professional Women's organization of Shelbyville has named a local educator as their Woman of the Year.

    The local BPW has also recently recognized three other women for their achievements in the business world.

    Ernestine Jennings, who teaches English in Shelby County Public Schools, received the woman of the year award earlier this month for her years of service in the public school system.

    Along with her work in the school system, Jennings is also a co-adviser for the National Honor Society and coordinator of Adopt-a-Child.

  • West Automotive opens

    Who we are: West Automotive

    Owned by: Patrick West

    Where: 2122 Frankfort Road

    What we do: This service facility does all general auto repairs with a specialization in electrical and diagnostic work. West, who has 17 years of experience in auto repair, worked at a repair shop in Frankfort before opening the local facility. He said his staff has a combined total of 50 years experience of servicing cars.

    We say: "I'm not a salesman. I'm a technician. I'm always going to do what is right for the car - not my pocketbook," West said. "We're here for the customer."

  • Deed transfers and building permits

    Deed transfers

    Donald and Joyce Russell to James R. and Pam Hill, lot 283B, Trailwood Lakes, $1.

    James R. and Pm Hill to Donald and Joyce Russell, lot 58A, Trailwood Lakes, $1.

    Deutsche Bank National Trust, trustee to Henry Jr. and Donna Robinson, lot 55, Creekside Village, phase II, $133,000.

    Doug and Pamela J. Aldridge to Pamela J. Aldridge, tract 1, Aldridge Farm, $1.

    Doug and L.H. Taylor to Bobby Singleton, lot 9, Oakwood, $95,000.

    Pam Seibert to Candice Waford, lot 122, North Country, section IV, $159,000.